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This is similar to my other adding a disc to a post at a set size
As I said in the previous project, I was asked for some advice on soldering a earring post to a very small disc, with some precise measurements. So I provided these intructions and the other project instructions to the customer.

Posted by Rebecca Skeels. from Farnham, England, United Kingdom • Published See Rebecca Skeels.'s 7 projects »
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  • How to make a stud earring. Alternative ..Add A Disc To An Earring Post - Step 1
    Step 1

    Purchase wire and tube to customers specifications. Make sure the inside diameter of the tube is the same as the diametre of the wire.

  • How to make a stud earring. Alternative ..Add A Disc To An Earring Post - Step 2
    Step 2

    Slide the tube onto the end of the wire.

  • How to make a stud earring. Alternative ..Add A Disc To An Earring Post - Step 3
    Step 3

    It is best to saw the tube at the required legnth, but if you only have snips, they will work too. If using snips cut a little extra.

  • How to make a stud earring. Alternative ..Add A Disc To An Earring Post - Step 4
    Step 4

    Solder the tube to the wire with hard solder.

  • How to make a stud earring. Alternative ..Add A Disc To An Earring Post - Step 5
    Step 5

    File the end flat.

  • How to make a stud earring. Alternative ..Add A Disc To An Earring Post - Step 6
    Step 6

    Measure and mark the wire to the required legnth.

  • How to make a stud earring. Alternative ..Add A Disc To An Earring Post - Step 7
    Step 7

    Snip or cut to legnth, again cut a little extra if cutting with snips.

  • How to make a stud earring. Alternative ..Add A Disc To An Earring Post - Step 8
    Step 8

    File the end flat

  • How to make a stud earring. Alternative ..Add A Disc To An Earring Post - Step 9
    Step 9

    Round and smooth so it is comfortable for someone to put in their ear.

  • How to make a stud earring. Alternative ..Add A Disc To An Earring Post - Step 10
    Step 10

    File in a groove near the end of the wire.

  • How to make a stud earring. Alternative ..Add A Disc To An Earring Post - Step 11
    Step 11

    All finished, and happy customer.

  • How to make a stud earring. Alternative ..Add A Disc To An Earring Post - Step 12
    Step 12

    Remember to write up your notes for your technical file.

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